Dinner in the Park – A Carmichael Gourmet Dinner and Auction Sept 8, 2018

Message from Sharon Ruffner, President

Our 2nd annual Dinner in the Park was a magical evening to remember.

Thank you to our premiere sponsor Charles Schwab and to the individuals and groups who made contributions in many forms. Whether you signed on as a major donor, purchased a table, bought a single ticket or gave of your time, every contribution has made a difference.  Thank you all for helping us continue to make recreation available to our youth and to beautify our precious parks. As we know, “Parks Make Life Better!”

Thank you to our sponsors

Premiere sponsor:  Charles Schwab

Gold Sponsors:  Diginity Heath

Silver Donors:  Peter Tateishi and SMUD

Read about the event in the Carmichael Times:  www.carmichaeltimes.com/articles/Dinner-in-the-Park-Shines-in-Year-Two-Carmichael/

2nd Annual Dinner in the Park Carmichael Gourmet Dinner and Auction – Saturday, September 8, 2018

The evening at a glance…

Guests will start arriving by shuttle at 5:30, with dinner at 7:00 and live auction at 8:00.

  • Park at Carmichael Elementary School, hop on a shuttle to Sutter Community Gardens.  (Please note:  there is no parking at the park for the event.  Shuttle service is provided starting at 5:15 at Carmichael Elementary School, 6141 Sutter Ave, Carmichael, 95608.  Click for map to school)
  • Upon arrival, enjoy a glass of wine while greeting friends and wandering through the beautiful community gardens at Sutter Park.

  • Then, meander from Sutter Gardens down the path toward Charles Jensen Botanical Gardens, enjoying local restaurant’s sumptuous appetizers and beverage stations along the way.


    • Appetizers and exquisite desserts prepared and served by the local Carmichael restaurants.
  • And, Finally, listen to live music, with the artist to be determined.
  • Shuttle service will return guests to Carmichael Elementary at the conclusion of the evening.

Wine for the 2018 Dinner in the Park is being generously donated by Cabana Winery  Cabana Winery

Below are some photos of our 2017 Dinner in the Park

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